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Lenovo Goes Green

Discussion in 'News' started by Jimmy 2004, Sep 12, 2007.

  1. Jimmy 2004

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    Chinese computer manufacture Lenovo has taken a step towards becoming more environmentally friendly with the introduction of its new ThinkCentre A61e (AKA BlueSky). BlueSky is the first desktop from a major computer builder which uses AMD’s new low-power Athlon X2 BE-2350 and Sempron LE 1150 processors, resulting in a maximum power consumption of just 45W. The computer, which is of a similar size to your typical phone book, is also built from around 90% reusable or recyclable materials along with 90% recyclable packaging. Prices start at $400, which will give you a Sempron LE 1150 CPU, 512MB memory, an 80GB hard drive, a 64MB Radeon X1200 graphics card and a 16X DVD-ROM drive, with $100 extra giving buyers twice the memory and a CD burner. The cheapest dual-core model, which features 1GB of memory and a 160GB hard drive, costs $649. It’s hardly a power house, but it’s nice to see computer companies taking notice of the environment.

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    Green is always good.
     
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    Sorry but x1200? I don't think they even sell those on newegg :roll:. At any rate, they should've gone for integrated graphics, the x1200 would only be slightly better, and integrated uses less power than a x1200.
     
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    Yes but is it lead free?
     
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    They had to go real green, I hope that the average household in China has just enough power to power even this green machine........I wonder what the composition of the recycled materials are????
     
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    It''s only publicity. Nobody even likes Lenovo.
     
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    Of course people who build their own computers would say that. But for those without the knowledge or motivation to do so, Lenovo isn't a bad choice. Hence they are the forth biggest PC builder IIRC, so to say 'nobody' likes them is a very subjective statement. Is there anything wrong with a company trying to gain publicity?
     
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    Weird, why are these sold as Thinkcentres and not as Netvistas?
     
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